Country: Vanuatu

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in VanuatuDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/vutRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Vanuatu

COVID-19: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience and its Framework

The Asia Pacific Disaster Resilience Centre invites the 2nd International Forum and Disaster Resilience on the topic: “COVID-19: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience and its Framework” Date: 3 July 2020 Time: 13:00 – 18h30 (GMT+9, Seoul Time) Connection: https://event.voiceboxer.com/event/rcnbtr/login      

VIDEO: Coalition Building for Resilient Cities

The American Red cross and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) have been supporting the Red Cross national societies in Indonesia and Vanuatu to build coalitions to increase urban resilience, especially in coastal cities. Hear directly from the stakeholders who joined the coalition and glean key learnings from the pilot.

WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018

The World Metereological Organization (WMO) marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1194. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate. Some …

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DRR in Action Case Studies

Ensuring Global and Regional Commitments Translate into Local Level Action and Impact  Case Studies: Red Cross Red Crescent Disaster Risk Reduction in Action – What Works at Local Level   June 2018 DRR in action Case Studies https://media.ifrc.org/ifrc/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/06/DRR-in-Action-Case-Studies-FULL-Final-v2-1.pdf

Building partnerships to engage communities in preparedness and early warning systems in the Pacific

Between 2014 and 2016, Red Cross National Societies worked with communities, governments, and regional organizations to develop and implement an “early warning early action” approach in eight island nations in the Pacific.  The Finnish-Pacific (or FINPAC) project brought together relevant stakeholders at the regional, national, island, community, and household levels to develop community early warning …

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Consultancy: Learning from Coalition Building in Coastal Cities

The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) aims to develop set of tools and services to assist Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies and their partners to create effective city coalitions on community resilience, targeting climate-smart resilience and coastal risk reduction in particular.  The Coalition Building in Coastal Cities is being implemented across three countries and …

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Preparedness for Effective Response

Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cyclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver’s seat to construct a work-plan that, when implemented, will strengthen its …

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Coalition-building in Coastal Cities

The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) in collaboration with the IFRC and American Red Cross has received an award from USAID/OFDA to design and test a set of tools and services to assist Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) National Societies and their partners to create effective city coalitions on community resilience, targeting climate smart resilience …

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